By Vermont State Rep. Adam Howard
Lamoille County Rep. says of Paul: "What I
like most about Dr.
Paul? He doesn't run from his voting record. He doesn't
have to. He's honest."
LAKE JACKSON, Texas
Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul was endorsed today by
Vermont State Representative Adam Howard (R-Cambridge).
the Lamoille-4 District, Rep. Howard serves an area encompassing
Belvidere, Waterville, and Cambridge in Lamoille County.
In making his public endorsement, Rep. Howard issued the following
"If it weren't for Ron Paul I wouldn't be in the Vermont Legislature.
"His message is so powerful to young people like me because he thinks
like a young person. He proved to me that there is hope for the
Republican Party: That there is hope for personal responsibility,
liberty, and independence. These are rock-ribbed Vermont values.
"As a 7th generation Vermonter whose roots go back through the
Revolutionary War to the Mayflower, independence and personal liberty
are at the heart of everything I do, from work to play to politics.
Dr. Paul gets that. He understands that freedom to pursue
dreams requires restrained government spending and low taxes.
"Ron Paul is the only candidate from either party equipped with the
intelligence and courage to make the tough calls to cut spending, be
they eliminating wasteful federal agencies or bringing our troops home
"We all want the same things: good health, well paying jobs,
affordability, opportunity. Dr. Paul's solutions get at the heart
all of this. Young people just want a shot. They don't want
handout. They want opportunity.
"What I like most about Dr. Paul? He doesn't run from his voting
record. He doesn't have to. He's honest."
Second term Vermont State Representative Adam Howard, 38, sits on the
influential Transportation Committee in the Vermont State House of
Representatives. In the left-leaning state of Vermont his message
fiscal-conservatism and person liberty netted him 64 percent of the
vote in his mountain district.
"Growing up in Vermont, I learned skills that have helped me
business, and public service," Howard says. "My daughters
eighth generation of my family on our farm. I ran to make sure
that they'll have an opportunity to stay here as adults if
Howard is CEO of Height of Land Publications (HOL). The
Jeffersonville, Vermont-based company provides 18 well-paying jobs and
has grown to publish Backcountry, Kronicle
and Alpinist magazines and
their corresponding websites and social media efforts. His
business and the outdoors has not been at the expense of his
community where he was a founding member and first president
Cambridge Historical Society and the Brewster River Mountain Bike
Rep. Howard is currently vice-chair of the Development Review
He spearheads the Cambridge Area Rotary Club's Winter
furthering his efforts to get Lamoille County youth active and
He lives off the grid in his solar and wind-powered home with
wife Holly and daughters Hazel and Antonia.
Providing a strong boost to Ron Paul’s Vermont State organization, such
endorsements present Ron Paul as the conservative alternative to Mitt
Romney. They also demonstrate that the 12-term Congressman from
has the only campaign organization capable of maintaining a 50-state
competition with the moderate-establishment Romney.